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My e-reading stats for 2011

I bought a Kindle in 2009 and since then I’ve been keeping track of my reading statistics on Goodreads. My previous year’s stats are in brackets, though the 2009 post is a little difficult to decipher since I wasn’t interested … Continue reading

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My Reading Stats for 2010

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about anything. I’ve written a whole bunch of blog posts in my head, but unfortunately, none of them actually made it to the computer, which means I don’t remember a one of them. … Continue reading

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Kindle 2 — My Reading Stats One Year Out

I’ve had my Kindle 2 for more than a year now (purchased Feb 2009). So the big question is–how much have I actually used it? Here are my stats (made easier by Goodreads–I might have to add a new bookshelf … Continue reading

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The world’s largest book!

Via The New Yorker’s Book Bench: Apparently the world’s largest book is Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Himalayan Kingdom by MIT’s Michael Hawley available from Amazon.com by Friendly Planet for $30,000. Wow. I am definitely putting this one on my … Continue reading

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B&N’s Nook

I haven’t blogged about this yet because for some reason I though Barnes and Noble’s e-reader had already been announced (probably due to all the speculation online about it). Anyway, from the website, B&N’s Nook features many snazzy things that … Continue reading

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E-reader with a flexible screen

this e-reader (called the Readius) looks really cool to me, but I guess they’ve been having trouble finding investors. I wish I could get a closer look at it. I wonder how durable the flexible screen is, but then, I’m … Continue reading

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Kindle take 2

I have to eat my words. I previously posted a blog entry about how I wasn’t sure I would like the Kindle, but now that I actually have one…I love it!! I love being able to download books and read … Continue reading

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Pluribo

I wanted to mention my friend Samidh’s new software Pluribo, a free plugin for Firefox that will sift through reviews on websites and summarize them for you. It is pretty cool. So far it only supports specific electronic products on … Continue reading

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Amazon Kindle

I am still not a convert. One would think that I would be after having read all of Mansfield Park on my Palm during downtime in medical school (when I should have been studying). I just enjoy the feel and … Continue reading

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